Teaching Kids French

As I travel through France with my daughter, I am constantly reminded that learning languages is so much easier when you are young! Did you take high-school French? I studied Spanish, and it is some sort of strange brain connection that makes me want to speak Spanish when confronted with a foreign language I don’t know, such as French. Has that ever happened to you? Ha ha ha!! Back to the topic of kids, I was recently introduced (thanks Scott!) to a new program for teaching French to your kids. I love this idea! It is the brainchild of Kristin Jangro and her site LanguageMom.com. … [Read more...]

Two New Sites and a Request

This week I buzzed through my work like a busy spring bee, and released two sites that although not quite finished, are good enough to preview. The first is Typing Games: Fun! with 40 typing games so far. I'd expect we'll be adding 20 more next week. The second falls in the "just for fun when your homework is over" category: Truck Games: Fun! Because I am traveling next week (Austin, TX or bust!) I have already penned next week's Surfnetkids topic. And it is a subject that got me really excited. I hope you'll enjoy it too. The title is "Bogus Websites" and it deals with the … [Read more...]

Math Worksheet Generator and Rainstorms

Math Worksheet Generator creates both interactive quizzes and printable worksheets.

This has been such a great week. My daughter is home from college for spring break, and brought three college friends with her. Unfortunately, Mother Nature didn't hold up her end of the Sunny Southern California bargain, because instead of sunshine and beach weather, she gave us rain and hail. Not exactly what these east coast girls were looking for, but I still am having a great time with them around. Despite this wonderful distraction, I was still able to get a little work done on some of my new sites. The newest one, Math Games: Fun!, is almost, almost done, but has a feature I … [Read more...]